Good morning from Maine where, if the weather forecast is correct, by this time tomorrow my cleanly raked lawn will be covered in a foot of fresh snow. It sure feels like it’s going to snow. I’m looking forward to doing some sledding and making snowmen with daughters. I’m not looking forward to shoveling. I hope that you also have something fun that you’re looking forward to this weekend. These were the week’s most popular posts:

1. City Walks – Hear and See Cities Around the World
2. Twelve Free Apps for Math Instruction
3. Write on PDFs in Google Classroom – Good Tool for Math
4. Three G Suite/ Google Workspaces Updates to Note
5. Inexpensive Equipment to Improve Online Meetings
6. Dozens of Bell Ringers to Start Your Social Studies Lessons

7. Three Ways to Create Online Forms to Collect Samples of Your Students’ Work

Professional Development Opportunities 
Through Practical Ed Tech I’m currently offering two on-demand learning opportunities:

Thank you for your support! 

  • More than 300 of you have participated in a Practical Ed Tech course or webinar this year. Those registrations help keep Free Technology for Teachers and Practical Ed Tech going. I couldn’t do it without you!
  • Pixton EDU is a great tool for creating comics and storyboards. 
  • Wakelet is a great tool for making collections of resources, recording video, and more!
  • GAT Labs offers a great, free guide to using Google Workspaces in online classrooms.  

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  • The Practical Ed Tech Newsletter comes out every Sunday evening/ Monday morning. It features my favorite tip of the week and the week’s most popular posts from Free Technology for Teachers.
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  • I’ve been Tweeting as @rmbyrne for thirteen years. 
  • The Free Technology for Teachers Facebook page features new and old posts from this blog throughout the week. 
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